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Verizon’s latest is the rugged Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

Verizon Wireless this week announced the availability of the Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2, a ruggedized smartphone aimed at construction and public safety workers.

Priced $ 444, or $ 18.50 per month for 24 months, the phone is housed in a hard rubber exterior and meets the mil-spec 810G rating. In other words, it can withstand drops, shock, vibration, radiation, extreme temperatures, sleet, rain, and high elevations.

Additionally, the DuraForce Pro 2 has an IP68 rating for protection against water; it  [Read More…]

Keep a watch on your child at all times with Verizon’s 4G LTE GizmoWatch

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In today’s era, simply sending your child to school can be worrisome. For parents who’re looking for a bit more peace of mind, Verizon is debuting its GizmoWatch later this year — the first 4G LTE watch for kids powered by Qualcomm.

The GizmoWatch is a successor to LG’s GizmoPal 2, a wearable which allowed for two-way calling with your child and the ability to view the device’s location on your smartphone.  [Read More…]

In Brief: Big tablets, cheap phones, Verizon’s dirty tricks (Episode 20)

Join us as we sit down and discuss some of the hot tech topics out there today. We’re taking on Verizon for some seemingly shady behavior by Verizon, one of our favorite indie phones coming to an American carrier, the future of Essential, and Google Assistant’s attempt at putting a smile on your face.

What we talked about today Verizon throttled fire department’s “unlimited” data during Calif. wildfire Samsung is working on a massive 17″ Android tablet, and it’s  [Read More…]

Indy is Verizon’s 4th 5G city, will partner with YouTube TV, too

Verizon workers install 5G radios in Indianapolis — the company’s fourth city announced to receive residential 5G service.

Details are scarce, other than Verizon 5G is coming to Indianapolis.

Verizon today announced that Indianapolis will be its fourth city to receive residential 5G service. And to sweeten the deal, it’s pairing up with Google and Apple for some sort of deal for YouTube TV and Apple TV 4K for subscribers.

Houston, Los Angeles and Sacramento previously were announced  [Read More…]

Visible: Everything you need to know about Verizon’s new phone service

Visible is a new startup from Verizon offering phone service via an app. Here’s what you need to know.

When looking at pre and post-paid cell phone service providers in the United States, there are countless options to choose from. Along with the big names such as AT&T and T-Mobile, you’ve also got competition from small brands like Mint Mobile and Cricket Wireless.

It can be hard to stand out in this industry, but Verizon’s trying to  [Read More…]

Verizon’s new Smart Family app gives parents control over their kids’ phones

Verizon has just announced an overhaul of its old FamilyBase service. The new Smart Family app comes with a new interface and novel features.

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Verizon’s TV streaming service will consist of multiple standalone apps

If this is true, Verizon’s approach will be very different from the likes of DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, etc.

Internet-based live TV streaming services have exploded over the past three years, and one of the latest companies to get in on this action is Verizon Wireless. There’s still a lot that’s unknown about Verizon’s offering, but according to a report from TechCrunch, we at least have a general idea of how things will work.

Verizon will reportedly  [Read More…]

Deal: Verizon’s Wear24 smartwatch is on sale for $75 (originally $350)

The watch has been discontinued, but c’mon – it’s $ 75!

This time of year is one of the better ones for finding deals on all of the hottest and latest gadgets, and we’ve seen more than a few of them so far in 2017. Woot is one of those sites where you can find sales on just about everything, and one that’s peaked our interest is the Wear 24 Android Wear smartwatch for just $ 75.

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Verizon’s Wear24 Android Wear smartwatch is dead after just 4 months

Just 4 months after its initial release, Verizon has already killed its Wear24 smartwatch.

No matter how big of a Google fan you are, we can all admit that Android Wear isn’t in the prettiest of places at the moment. Mainstream releases like the LG Watch Sport and Huawei Watch 2 never truly cultivated much of a following at all, and aside from these two entries, the rest of the space has been essentially dominated by fashion brands.

Verizon’s  [Read More…]